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  • Leaders of Dutch party’s youth division seek circumcision ban

    March 7, 2014 | 9:41 am

    Two leaders of the youth division of the Dutch ruling party called for a ban on non-medical circumcision of boys.

    Tom Leijte, the vice president of the JOVD youth movement of the VVD ruling party, and JOVD senior board member Matthijs van de Burgwal made the plea in an op-ed...

  • Discourage male circumcision, Dutch doctors urge

    September 27, 2011 | 12:19 pm

    A Dutch medical association has called on politicians and human rights groups to discourage male circumcision.

    The Royal Dutch Medical Association last week appealed to politicians to speak out about the procedure, called a brit milah in Hebrew, in an attempt to encourage religious...